Charles Pebworth - Walk on White - February 20, 2014 - Key West, FL


A great deal of personal and poetic experiences are expressed in Charles Pebworth's work. His pieces capture us with their insight, mystery, and imagination, inviting us to delight and wonder again and again.

Best known for his metal relief sculptures, Pebworth incorporates "refined" found objects from nature into his work. His materials come from all over the world, including remote locations in Peru and Afghanistan.

Created over a period of 60 years, the sheer magnitude of his body of work speaks to a life dedicated to creating art and to the creative process. Recurring themes in his work include the heart, the female form, angels, and a diversity of familiar, yet playful geometric shapes.

In the 60s he worked primarily in wood, with some metal beginning to appear. During the 70s he was known for his huge architectural commissions, characterized by the towering Woodlands, Texas entrance piece, "The Family," and the massive metal relief wall in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Houston.

In the late 80s and 90s, Pebworth created a series of totems, pyramids, and shrines. In recent years, he has focused on both watercolors and fabricated metals, continuing to create new works to add to his legacy.

Over the course of his career, Pebworth has created a remarkable range of artwork. The diversity of his style is also astonishing, having produced sculptures, reliefs, drawings, and paintings.

He is truly an accomplised artists in all media, and we are proud to be featuring him for our February Walk on White.